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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Introduced into:

Jamaica

Ruellia acutangula Nees appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000534202 isosyntype
s.coll. [233], Brazil K000534201 isosyntype
Gardner [5579], Brazil K000534205 syntype
Burchell [1917], Brazil K001048006
Burchell [7417], Brazil K001048005
Sellow [326], Brazil K001048004
Harley, R.M. [25423], Brazil K001048007
Sellow [247], Brazil K000534204 syntype
s.coll. [233], Brazil K000534200
Gardner [5579], Brazil K000534203 syntype
Lobb [5], Rio de Janeiro K000534206 syntype

First published in Flora 21(2 Beibl.): 61 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0